Highlights from Trump’s meeting with Silicon Valley

You've probably heard of the tech summit heard 'round the world by now. United States President-elect Donald Trump gathered the titans of the tech industry at Trump Tower in New York this week -

Published on: December 16th, 2016 Alex Radu


Canadian YouTube Ads Leaderboard offers a few lessons for video marketers

A virtual ride on the back of a pig. A series of proud nationalists learning they share blood with the enemy. A suburban street populated entirely by duplicates of Ryan Reynolds. These aren't

Published on: December 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Weekly Update – Amazon AI, Android malware in Google accounts, Canadian immigration

IT World Canada's Eric Emin Wood and Alex Radu discuss the top stories of the week in tech news. Amazon unveils 'Alexa for the enterprise,' SQL database support at Re:Invent Android malware steals

Published on: December 2nd, 2016 Alex Radu

Android malware steals Google account information from 1 million users

There's a reason to make sure devices you or you administer have the latest software -- the older the software, the more likely hackers can find vulnerabilities. Proof of that was demonstrated this

Published on: December 1st, 2016 Howard Solomon

Trump could be bad news for tech company’s global hiring processes

President-Elect Donald Trump’s appointed Attorney General, Alabama Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, may be bad news for tech companies in the United States relying on importing talent from across the world, according to

Published on: November 29th, 2016 Alex Radu

Google and Facebook receive almost two thirds of online ad revenue, study finds

When it comes to Internet advertising in Canada, it would appear that two of Silicon Valley's biggest names control most of the table, leaving Canadian companies to fight over the scraps. That's according

Published on: November 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

First Google Shop opens in Toronto Best Buy tour

TORONTO - The first of many Google Shops has opened in Toronto, and we were on hand to check out Google's new retail space in Best Buy locations across North America. At the

Published on: November 21st, 2016 Alex Radu

Google makes scanning old documents easy with new app

If your office still requires you to submit receipts with your expense forms; has files of outdated documents stored, but not scanned, away; or, God forbid, still actually uses paper somehow, Google has

Published on: November 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

FreshBooks announces integration with Google’s G Suite cloud platform

If you're a G Suite user who wishes Google Inc.'s cloud platform would let you file invoices as easily as it helps you collaborate with your colleagues, or a FreshBooks user who wishes

Published on: November 11th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Facebook and Apple take top spot for encrypted IM

Facebook Messenger has become omni-present in the lives of one billion people, and despite concerns over the years about what information it might be gathering from users, a report recently released by Amnesty International found

Published on: November 11th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Google Daydream View is both the escape from reality we need and the one we deserve

The day after I stayed up until 3:30 AM to watch Donald Trump become the U.S. president-elect seemed like a perfect time to escape into virtual reality with Google's Daydream View. Available today

Published on: November 10th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Google launches major update for Gmail on iOS

Next time you open your Gmail or Google Calendar on your iOS device, you may notice a few changes for the first time in four years. This week Google Inc. launched new updates

Published on: November 9th, 2016 Alex Radu

Google says no more to HTTP

Google Inc. has updated its transparency report to include a new section on HTTPS. This now adds data about how HTTPS usage has been increasing over time, proving Google’s point that migration to

Published on: November 7th, 2016 Alex Radu